How to Profit from Negative-Yielding Debt

Although the global purchase of negative-yielding bonds—which has reached nearly $17 trillion–may seem like a losing proposition, a recent Bloomberg article outlines three ways that these securities can be traded…

Zero Interest Rates Forever?

A recent article in Bloomberg discusses the outlook for the federal deficit and potential repercussions with respect to interest rates. The article reports that the Congressional Budget Office’s release of…

Jim Grant on Upside-Down Interest Rates

In an article for Barron’s last month, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer founder and editor James Grant offers insights regarding the repercussions of an ultra-low interest rate environment. Grant quips, “You…